Eisenhower in Taipei 1960

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When Eisenhower made his Asian trip in June 1960 there was as riot in Japan and his trip had to be rearranged.
The riot was a communist led (?) protest and assasination over a US/Japanese security agreement.
A fascinating article can be found in the June 27, 1960 Life Magazine article found HERE
A follow up article about the assination of a Japanese political leader can be found HERE

In 1960, Inejiro Asanuma,chairman of the Japan Socialist Party (JSP),was killed by 17-year- old boy.

Videos of Ikes visit to Taiwan can be found on http://www.criticalpast.com/ (type in taiwan formosa in the search box)

Credit: Above four color pictures from: Forumosa

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